Experience

Partner at Guevara & Gutierrez since 2002 Jorge has been in charge of structuring the development and finance of projects and investments in various matters concerning natural resources; he has also advised clients in structured finance operations and in international projects for foreign corporations doing business in Bolivia. He regularly advises companies on the functioning of their corporate governance mechanisms. He has ample experience in advising clients for the resolution of controversies through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, such as negotiation and conciliation.

While an international associate of Piper Rudnick LLP, in New York during the years 2001 and 2002, he formed part of the corporate and project finance practice group. As such he was involved in the development of financing projects in domestic and international energy projects.

Education

  • Universidad Católica Boliviana, La Paz, Law Degree;
  • Georgetown University, Washington DC, LLM in International Legal Studies;
  • Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar, La Paz, Master in Law and Economics.

Admissions and memberships

  • La Paz Bar Association
  • Bolivian Ministry of Justice
  • Authorized to practice law in the State of New York, USA
  • New York State Bar Association (NYSBA)
  • Union Internationale des Advocats (UIA) – International Association of Lawyers
  • American Bar Association  (ABA)

Acknowledgements

Legal 500

2017

 

  • Banking and Finance – Recommended Lawyer
  • Corporate and M&A – Recommended Lawyer
  • Intellectual Property – Recommended Lawyer

 

Chambers & Partners Latin America

2017

 

  • Corporate/Commercial – Band 2

 

Corporate / Commercial:
He is hailed as "a very good corporate lawyer," by one source, while another adds: "He is someone to highlight and is very experienced."

 

Chambers & Partners Global

2017

 

  • Corporate/Commercial – Band 2

 

IFLR 1000

2017

 

  • Banking – Leading Lawyer
  • Capital Markets – Leading Lawyer
  • Project Finance – Leading Lawyer

 

 

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